Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Photoshop
England > North of England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 234 307
Rank change year-on-year -36 +73 -49
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 48 69 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.38% 0.61% 0.38%
As % of the Applications category 5.44% 7.67% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 50 38
North of England median daily rate £338 £294 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.89% -6.00% -
10th Percentile £186 £197 £129
90th Percentile £400 £438 £406
England median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 6
North of England median hourly rate £13.54 - £27.00
10th Percentile £12.38 - £26.83
90th Percentile £21.50 - £37.17
England median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +31.25% -39.05% +34.56%

Photoshop is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 883 900 1,135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 7.08% 8.01% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 473 601
North of England median daily rate £335 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -1.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £153 £135 £136
90th Percentile £488 £468 £488
England median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 129 137
North of England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.38 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £34.78 £43.84 £41.99
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the North of England

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in the North of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the North of England

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the North of England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the North of England

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in the North of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the North of England

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the North of England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -24 27 £339 +12.92% 46
Yorkshire -29 13 £313 +13.64% 24
North East +2 8 £335 +24.65% 4
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 29 (60.42%) HTML
1 29 (60.42%) CSS
2 27 (56.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (52.08%) User Experience
4 21 (43.75%) Adobe
5 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 17 (35.42%) Wireframes
7 13 (27.08%) Analytics
8 12 (25.00%) Axure RP
8 12 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 12 (25.00%) InVision
9 11 (22.92%) Information Architecture
9 11 (22.92%) Google Analytics
9 11 (22.92%) jQuery
9 11 (22.92%) Google
10 10 (20.83%) PHP
11 9 (18.75%) CMS
11 9 (18.75%) Visualisation
12 8 (16.67%) HTML5
12 8 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
13 7 (14.58%) Adobe Premiere
13 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
13 7 (14.58%) CSS3
13 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (14.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 7 (14.58%) Sass
13 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
13 7 (14.58%) Web Development
13 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
13 7 (14.58%) Infographics

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.75%) CMS
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) WordPress
4 2 (4.17%) Drupal
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.08%) Marvel
Applications
1 27 (56.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (25.00%) InVision
3 8 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 7 (14.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (14.58%) Adobe Premiere
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (8.33%) 3ds Max
6 4 (8.33%) ZBrush
7 3 (6.25%) Fireworks
8 2 (4.17%) InDesign
9 1 (2.08%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
1 1 (2.08%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.17%) npm
2 2 (4.17%) Yarn
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 7 (14.58%) gulp
3 5 (10.42%) Grunt
4 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.33%) PHPUnit
5 3 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (4.17%) Mocha
6 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.08%) JIRA
7 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.08%) Protractor
7 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Designer
2 15 (31.25%) UX Designer
3 13 (27.08%) Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.33%) 3D Modeller
6 4 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.25%) Content Manager
7 3 (6.25%) UI Designer
7 3 (6.25%) UI Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Content Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Web Designer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Digital Designer
8 2 (4.17%) Information Architect
8 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.17%) UI/UX Designer
8 2 (4.17%) UI/UX Developer
8 2 (4.17%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (60.42%) CSS
1 29 (60.42%) HTML
2 11 (22.92%) jQuery
3 8 (16.67%) HTML5
4 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
4 7 (14.58%) CSS3
4 7 (14.58%) Sass
5 6 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (8.33%) Handlebars
6 4 (8.33%) Node.js
6 4 (8.33%) Smarty
6 4 (8.33%) Symfony
6 4 (8.33%) Twig
6 4 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (4.17%) Ajax
7 2 (4.17%) Chai
7 2 (4.17%) LESS
7 2 (4.17%) React
8 1 (2.08%) Flash
8 1 (2.08%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 25 (52.08%) User Experience
2 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Animation
4 4 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (8.33%) Photography
5 2 (4.17%) iPhone
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.17%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Wireframes
2 13 (27.08%) Analytics
3 12 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 11 (22.92%) Information Architecture
5 9 (18.75%) Visualisation
6 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.58%) Infographics
6 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Web Development
7 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.50%) Content Management
7 6 (12.50%) Prototyping
8 5 (10.42%) Change Control
8 5 (10.42%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (10.42%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (10.42%) Workflow
9 4 (8.33%) 3D Modelling
9 4 (8.33%) Instructional Design
9 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.83%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Adobe
2 11 (22.92%) Google
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Capita
5 1 (2.08%) Hotjar